Global Communities

Global Communities

Global Communities is a global development organization committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. Development is not something we do for people; it is something we do with them. We believe that the people who understand their needs best are the people of the community itself.
We make a difference by engaging with communities, governments, the private sector, and NGOs as partners for good—bringing together complementary strengths and shared responsibilities to work toward common goals.
Global Communities has existed for more than 60 years. Until 2012, we were known as CHF International and, before that, the Cooperative Housing Foundation. We are a non-profit organization.

At a Glance

Members 1
Partners 6

Organization Type

  • Non-governmental organization (NGO)


Global Communities
8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 300
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States

T : 3015874700
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Organization Mission

Our Mission

Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Area of Focus

Humanitarian Assistance
Economic Development
Financial Inclusion
Civil Society and Capacity Development
Women and Youth
Food Security and Agriculture
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Global Health
Infrastructure and Construction


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